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Austin City Limits Festival line-up includes Kings of Leon, The Cure, Phoenix and Muse

By Daniel S Levine,

The line-up for the 2013 Austin City Limits Festival is so big that the 12-year-old event will have to expand to two weekends for the first time.

According to Billboard, the festival’s headliners include Kings of Leon, Depeche Mode, Lionel Richie, Wilco, Muse, Phoenix, Atoms for Peace and The Cure. Kings of Leon has performed at the Texas festival before, but this will be the ACL debut for the Cure, Depeche Mode and others.

MTV News reports that the other major artists performing include Fun., Kendrick Lamar, The National, Passion Pit, Queens of the Stone Age, D'Angelo, Franz Ferdinand, Arctic Monkeys and Silversun Pickups. Black Angels and Okkervil River from Austin have signed on, while Eric Church will provide the audience with a taste of country. Fans can also see the Shouting Matches, a new project from Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon.

The festival is scheduled for Oct. 4-6 and Oct. 11-13 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. Tickets go on sale today and you can check out the full list of performers at ACLFestival.com.

 

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